I’ve never met former Steinhoff CEO Markus Jooste but I’ve never heard anything remotely flattering about him either. He’s not a patron of the arts, he appears to be an awful writer and, judging by his annual report addresses, he seems to have aped presentation skills from a certain Mervyn Dirks of Barney’s Bar in Parliament. Unluckily for him, we do not live in some Victorian age where a vast ownership of horses is automatic qualification for the title of gentleman. The shadow of Jooste will trap within it on Friday those who dare to dispute the meaningless terms "white monopoly capital" and "radical economic transformation". Bathabile Dlamini, Nomvula Makonyane, Collen Maine and other members of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s axis of scoundrels will hype the losses of the Public Investment Corporation in Steinhoff as though this corporate scandal was an orchestrated wave of racist oppression. Supra Mahumapelo and Ace Magashule, who live and rule with the sadism of Bulgarian gypsy kings,...

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